Jennifer provides individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy. In all approaches, you, the client(s), will be working through your struggles while gaining a better understanding of yourself. The process is meant to help you reflect on and improve your thought processes, emotional reactions and behaviours. In relationships, the dynamic cycle between members is determined and all parties are supported through a change process. Some may ask what the difference is between Psychotherapy & Counselling - Psychotherapy tends to be longer term and treatment focussed, while counselling can be shorter term and is support based.
Jennifer is highly skilled with a variety of evidence based therapeutic approaches. These include, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotion Focussed Therapy, EMDR, Clinical Hypnosis, Mindfulness Meditation, Yoga Philosophy and Somatic Experiencing Psychotherapy and more. She will meet with you to evaluate what will be the best therapeutic approach and to determine the expected duration of treatment.
Jennifer has specialized training working with
individuals experiencing the range of mental illnesses, specifically depression, anxiety, biploar, addictions and personality disorders
individuals struggling with eating disorders
individuals experiencing trauma, sexual or physical
couples trying to reconcile their marriage
Part of the psychotherapeutic process can include Jennifer working closely with your treatment team e.g. your family physician and/or psychiatrist. Well rounded and coordinated care can be a helpful component in you moving forward.
You will benefit from working with Jennifer if you are:
feeling isolated, lonely, depressed or anxious
having difficulty managing the intensity of your emotions
dealing with an eating disorder or are struggling with your eating habits
suffering with compulsive behaviourssuch as drug, alcohol or gambling addiction
experiencing anger and hostility that you are not managing well
concerned about your child’s changing behaviours and adjustment
struggling with your family’s conflicted communication
struggling with marital dissatisfaction, separation or divorce
experiencing Post Traumatic Stress
experiencing Post-Partum Depression
experiencing personal issues that affect your work life
have experienced early childhood trauma,
or, adult sexual, physical or emotional abuse